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The Best Way to Prevent Theft at Your Trucking Transportation Site

Posted by Electric Guard Dog on 1/16/18 8:00 AM

Trucking companies understand the risk of theft they face. In 2016, hundreds of trailers loaded with cargo were stolen, with an average loss of over $200,000. Rings of cargo thieves seem to be using increasingly sophisticated tactics to pull off big jobs. With this threat ever-present, it is important for trucking companies to stay on top of the newest technology and strategies to protect their cargo.

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Topics: Trucking, Layered Security

Terrorism and Trucking: Is Your Site Safe?

On April 7, 2017, an ISIS-inspired terrorist killed four people using a stolen beer truck in Stockholm. On December 19, 2016, another company’s truck was hijacked and driven into a crowd in a Berlin Christmas market, killing 12. How do you prevent your truck from being next? 

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Topics: Trucking, Terrorism, Crime Spikes

Best-Practices for Combating Cargo Theft: Savannah Intermodal Security Conference

Posted by Electric Guard Dog on 7/14/17 2:00 PM

The rise in cargo theft in Savannah, GA — the fastest-growing U.S. port — prompted topics of theft prevention and best practices at the recent Intermodal Savannah Security Conference. The Southeast Transportation Security Council (SETSC) joined forces with the GBI’s Major Theft Unit and the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics for the free, one-day event that shed some light on how to best combat this growing problem.

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Topics: Commercial Security, Trucking

Combat Cargo Theft This Fourth of July: Follow These Supply Chain & Perimeter Security Protocols

Posted by Electric Guard Dog on 6/28/17 2:00 PM

Original content supplied by J.J. Coughlin and SC-ISAC.  
Additions made by Electric Guard Dog.

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Topics: Holiday Security Protocol, Cargo Theft, Logistics, Shipping, Transportation, Freight, Trucking, Supply Chain

Memorial Day Weekend Supply Chain & Perimeter Security Protocols

Posted by Electric Guard Dog on 5/25/17 1:00 PM

Original content supplied by J.J. Coughlin and SC-ISAC.  
Additions made by Electric Guard Dog.

Memorial Day is Monday. Be alert as cargo thieves are preparing to strike warehouses and vehicles left unattended over the long, three-day weekend coming up May 26-29. 

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Topics: Holiday Security Protocol, Cargo Theft, Logistics, Shipping, Transportation, Freight, Trucking, Supply Chain

Only the Beginning: The 34th Annual Idealease Meeting

Posted by Electric Guard Dog on 9/26/16 1:00 PM

While it was the 34th anniversary of Idealease that brought together employees, suppliers, family and friends at the recent annual meeting — it was, as the theme suggests, “only the beginning” for more good things to come. Not the least of which is the level of growth and support for Idealease: attendance at the 34th Annual Meeting was up 15% over last year!

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Topics: Commercial Security, Trucking, Idealease